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Sharing the connections among Southern Californians       |       Sunday at 11PM on NBC4 News

Sunday, Jul 15, 2018 at 11:56 PM PDT

Daughter Donates Kidney to Give Mother New Life

Daughter Donates Kidney to Give Mother New Life

Tina Quizon donated her kidney to her mother in 2011. Now, both women find themselves connecting with dialysis patients on a daily basis at St. Joseph's Hospital in Orange County, where they both work

Sunday, Jul 8, 2018 at 08:36 PM PDT

Triumph Foundation Provides Hope to the Paralyzed

Triumph Foundation Provides Hope to the Paralyzed

The Triumph Foundation is a non-profit organization to help children, adults and veterans of all ages with Spinal Cord Injury/Disorder to triumph over their disability and continue to move on with their lives.

Sunday, Jul 1, 2018 at 10:11 PM PDT

'As soon as I walked in, it changed my whole life': Covenant House Changing Lives

'As soon as I walked in, it changed my whole life': Covenant House Changing Lives

Covenant House in Los Angeles is dedicated to helping people from 18 to 24 who don't have anywhere else to go.

Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 at 10:24 PM PDT

Boxing Program Helps Parkinson's Patients Become 'Rock Steady'

Boxing Program Helps Parkinson's Patients Become 'Rock Steady'

Gerry Blank's Marital Arts Center in Pacific Palisades hosts a boxing class specifically tailored to people with Parkinson's. The class is part of a nationwide non-profit program called "Rock Steady".

Sunday, Jun 17, 2018 at 10:02 PM PDT

The Learning Experience: Preschoolers Learn to be Humanitarians

The Learning Experience: Preschoolers Learn to be Humanitarians

At the Learning Experience, preschoolers are taught more than the basics of counting and the alphabet--they are also taught about charity, giving and the basics of philanthropy.

Sunday, Jun 10, 2018 at 11:56 PM PDT

'Hire Her' Program Works to Teach Girls How to Get Photo Jobs

'Hire Her' Program Works to Teach Girls How to Get Photo Jobs

The "Hire Her" program is designed to help young female photographers take their creativity and talent and transform their skills into money.

Sunday, Jun 3, 2018 at 11:47 PM PDT

Pastor Rocky Chooses Community Over NFL Paycheck

Pastor Rocky Chooses Community Over NFL Paycheck

Rocky Seto went from a USC football player to a high profile assistant coach in the NFL but he gave up a nearly two-decade long career to play a greater role in connecting his community.

Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 11:25 PM PDT

'Stars on Ice' Led by Team USA's Asian Americans

'Stars on Ice' Led by Team USA's Asian Americans

NBC highlights Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage month by focusing on 'Stars on Ice,' which features prominent 2018 Olympic Asian American figure skaters like Nathan Chen, Karen Chen and Mirai...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 11:28 AM PDT

Valencia Brothers Seek to Represent Filipino American Experience Through Food

Valencia Brothers Seek to Represent Filipino American Experience Through Food

NBC highlights the siblings and story behind Lasa Restaurant, an emerging Filipino culinary force in LA's Chinatown.

Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 10:07 PM PDT

7 Leaves: Vietnamese American Entrepreneurs

7 Leaves: Vietnamese American Entrepreneurs

The owner of 7 Leaves Cafe shares a Southern California story on entrepreneurship and explains the history behind the seven key components in the business and their reliance on the community

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Former Homeless Woman Writes Children's Books That Break Stigma of Homelessness
Former Homeless Woman Writes Children's Books That Break Stigma of Homelessness

Angela Sanchez went from poverty to professional, and now, the formerly homeless teenager is writing children's books designed to break down the stigma of homelessness.

Rams Hold Off Browns 20-13 on Sunday Night Football
Rams Hold Off Browns 20-13 on Sunday Night Football

The Rams (3-0) remained unbeaten — and perfect against AFC teams in the regular season under coach Sean McVay — by barely holding back the Browns (1-2).

Tourist Shot and Killed Outside Tarzana Home
Tourist Shot and Killed Outside Tarzana Home

A man was shot to death by one of two suspects outside a home in Tarzana, a police sergeant said Sunday.

Tortoise Returned Home After Wandering Around NorCal Town
Tortoise Returned Home After Wandering Around NorCal Town

The 41-year-old tortoise named Dino ambled away after a storm blew open the latch on its outdoor enclosure in Red Bluff.

At UN, Trump to Face Questions About Iran, Ukraine, Allies
At UN, Trump to Face Questions About Iran, Ukraine, Allies

Faced with growing tumult at home and abroad, President Donald Trump heads into his three-day visit to the United Nations this week hoping to lean on strained alliances while fending off questions about whether...

Dodgers Win, Become First NL Team to 100 Wins
Dodgers Win, Become First NL Team to 100 Wins

Huyn-Jin Ryu hit a home run and pitched seven solid innings, while Cody Bellinger hit a grand slam, as the Los Angeles Dodgers reached the 100-win mark Sunday with a 7-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies.